2021 Penn State Nittany Lions Profile Card: Malick Meiga

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Name: Malick Meiga

Number: 80

Position: Wide receiver

Class: Redshirt freshman

Height: 6′-4″

Weight: 204

Hometown: Saint Jerome, Quebec, Canada

High School: Cegap du Vieux

Twitter: @malick_meiga

Overview

Penn State has developed a bit of a Canadian pipeline of recruiting talent, and redshirt freshman wide receiver Malick Meiga is a part of that. Although he did not see any playing time as a redshirt player in 2020, Penn State hopes that he can be developed into being a reliable asset in the passing game during his time in Happy Valley.

Penn State wide receivers coach Taylor Stubblefield has noted one of the big pushes this offseason is getting guys like Meiga and Jaden Dottin on track to being able to contribute in the offense this fall. The wide receiver position is a mild concern aside from Jahan Dotson, but Meiga and some other options have the potential to be a breakout player that comes up with some good moments to help out this season

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How many opportunities are there for Meiga to take advantage of in 2021 remains a bit difficult to predict, but his hard work will surely be paying off soon for him and the Nittnay Lions.

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